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A History of the Japanese Print

A History of the Japanese Print

Tiger Tanuki presents a unique sales exhibition, tracing the history of the Japanese print from the classic ukiyo-e (‘pictures of the floating world’) of the Edo period (1615-1867) to the modern shin hanga and sosaku hanga prints of the 20th century. The exhibition features original works by renowned artists such as Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), probably […]

‘Between Serenity and Dynamism’ an exhibition of Korean Ceramics

‘Between Serenity and Dynamism’ an exhibition of Korean Ceramics

The Korean Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) presents ‘Between Serenity and Dynamism; Korean Ceramics’, an exhibition that explores the beauty and heritage of Korean ceramics, and the contrast and harmony between the traditional and more contemporary forms of the craft that exists in Korea today. The exhibition – first to be shown at Salone del […]

Kitaro Live in London

Kitaro Live in London

New-age music master Kitaro is back in London after 20 years! Japanese recording artist, composer, record producer and arranger noted for his electronic-instrumental music, and is universally associated and regarded as the founding architect of new age music. Kitaro’s various sound collaborations and resonant, multi-textured compositions truly defy the constraints of any genre. Grammy Award-Winning […]

Nuclear non-proliferation policy in Northeast Asia, then and now: From the 1950s to President Trump

Nuclear non-proliferation policy in Northeast Asia, then and now: From the 1950s to President Trump

In Northeast Asia, four nuclear-armed states joust for position. Three other regional actors also once tried to join the nuclear club: Japan during World War II and South Korea and Taiwan under authoritarian governments in the 1970s and 1980s. The fact that they didn’t is a non-proliferation success story. Washington forced the latter two to […]

Memories of the Ainu Past and Present

Memories of the Ainu Past and Present

Co-organised by the Japan Society and the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), this is the third and last in the current series of screenings that revisit Japanese films housed in the RAI’s collection. On this occasion, we are delighted to present two documentaries considering the Ainu people in Japan in terms of ritual, memory and identity. […]

Yugenism : Animated Soundscapes of the Japanese Sublime

Yugenism : Animated Soundscapes of the Japanese Sublime

Yugenism: Animated Soundscapes of the Japanese Sublime is the new experimental music and animation project fronted by British producer and sound artist Verity Lane. Lane has collaborated with three animators and one traditional Japanese dancer to create four sonic installations that present an alternative take on classical Japanese music. With a mix of world-class British […]

Films at the Embassy of Japan: The Piano in the Shed 物置のピアノ

Films at the Embassy of Japan: The Piano in the Shed  物置のピアノ

Prior to the screening, there will be a special talk on “Recovery and Reconstruction in Fukushima” by a representative of the Fukushima prefectural government. In July 2012, a year and four months after the massive earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku area in Japan, the local people are still living under the shadow of the […]

Yuko Mohri: Moré Moré [Leaky]

Yuko Mohri: Moré Moré [Leaky]

Reflecting upon the work displayed in the current exhibition Lose Your Mind, this talk will consider the materiality of traditional Japenese art, covering the major styles, themes and formats before moving on to the continuity and innovation observed in contemporary forms. White Rainbow presents the first UK solo exhibition of Japanese installation artist Yuko Mohri. […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club